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Boxing gloves from heavyweight champion Jess Willard. Born in Pottawatomi County in 1881, Willard was crowned world champion in 1915, defeating Jack Johnson in a controversial boxing match. Willard held the title for four years.

Creator: Schmelzer's Sporting Goods
Date: between 1911 and 1923

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Item Number: 221177
KSHS Identifier: 1994.28.12

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